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Brown Diggs, Nancy, Steel Butterflies, State University of New York Press, 1998.

This book compares women's roles in Japan with women's roles in the United States. The topics discussed include education, ethics, life in the United States, and the past and future status of women in Japan. The book examines family life, women's responsibilities in the home, women's community involvement in the United States and in Japan, aspects of Japanese culture that have been kept alive in America, and the experiences of Japanese-American children.

Zia, Helen, Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

This is a detailed and personal account of the formation of the Asian American community, which extends from the first major wave of immigration to Gold Mountain (as the Chinese dubbed America during the gold rush) to the recent influx of Southeast Asians, who have nearly doubled the Asian American...

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